Dan Fitzpatrick, a business reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has been hired to work in The Wall Street Journal‘s Atlanta bureau.
Fitzpatrick worked for the Post-Gazette for 10 years and starts Monday for The Journal, he told Talking Biz News in an e-mail. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Missouri.
Fitzpatrick has recently covered the interest by billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller to acquire part of the Pittsburgh Steelers and he has also covered US Airways in the past.
He was also a finalist in 2007 forÂ a Overseas Press Club award named after Malcolm Forbes for a series called “Wild Wild West” about China and its influence in Pittsburgh.
The seriesÂ the result of spending three weeks in China on a World Affairs Journalism Fellowship administered by the International Center for Journalists. The fellowship is funded by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.